Andouille Sausage Chicken and Rice. A one pot dish with chicken, Andouille sausage, vegetables, and rice. Quick, easy, and the whole family will love it.
Andouille Sausage Chicken and Rice

A one pot dish with chicken, Andouille sausage, vegetables, and rice. Quick, easy, and the whole family will love it.

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Sausage Chicken and Rice
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 402 kcal
Ingredients
Chicken
  • 1.5 pounds chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon herb seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
Rice, Vegetables, and Andouille Sausage
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 yellow pepper diced
  • 6 ounces andouille sausage I used two links cut into about 1/4" slices
  • 2 cups long grain white rice
  • 1.25 teaspoons saffron
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
Instructions
Chicken
  1. In a small bowl mix together chili powder, lemon herb seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Add chicken and stir until chicken is thoroughly coated.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until pieces are almost cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from pot and set aside.
Rice, Vegetables, and Andouille Sausage
  1. Heat another tbsp of olive oil in the same pot. Then, add onion, garlic, green pepper, and yellow pepper. Saute for about 3 minutes.
  2. Add andouille sausage and saute for another 3 minutes.
  3. Then, add rice, saffron, cumin, oregano, paprika, chicken broth, and salsa. Stir until well mixed.
  4. Add chicken with it's juices and stir again until well combined.
  5. Cover pot and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 30 minutes (or until liquid is absorbed), stirring halfway through cooking time.